Diplacus aurantiacus

Diplacus aurantiacus

bush monkeyflower



  • Bright orange or scarlet flowers bloom in spring and look like little monkey faces
  • Naturally found along bluffs, cliffs, and in open woodlands
  • Shrubs average 2 or 3 feet tall but may grow as tall as 6 feet
  • The dark green leaves have a sticky feel to them
  • Likes plenty of warm sun
  • Found in all sections

Bay Hills, Berkeley, Black Diamond Mines RP, Briones RP, Chabot RP, Diablo Foothills RP, Kennedy Grove RP, Las Trampas, Lime Ridge, Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo north, Mt. Diablo south, Mt. Diablo upper, Mt. Diablo west, Pt. Molate, Redwood RP, Richmond, Tilden RP


1 gallon, 2 gallon

bloom season Apr
pollinators Bees
pollinators Birds
pollinators Butterflies
dormancy Evergreen
sun Full Sun
habitat Grassland
pollinators Hummingbirds
water Low
bloom season Mar
bloom season May
habitat Mixed evergreens
soil Moderate
habitat Oak woodland
flower color Orange
sun Part Shade
soil Poor
growth habit Spreading
water Very low

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